Careers Education, Information and Guidance (CEIAG) Manager

Updated: 6 days ago

Leeds East Academy

S01 .23 - 25 £27,538 - £29,360 Pro Rata £19,722 - £21,027 Term Time only plus 10 Days - 4 days per week (part time)

Accountable to: Director of Ethos, Values and Attendance

Leeds East Academy is a diverse and vibrant school community which has recently been judged as ‘Good’ across all areas of the Ofsted framework. In the Ofsted report inspectors commented; 'Leaders' aspirations for the school are high. They are determined that all of their pupils, regardless of background, will achieve as highly as possible. Leaders have created an ambitious and optimistic culture across the school'. The school has been on a rapid journey of improvement securing a Progress 8 score in 2018 in line with the national average. Housed within a state-of-the-art school building, Leeds East Academy is now the premier choice of school for families in the local area. Leeds East Academy is also a highly desirable and dynamic establishment for ambitious education professionals, who will be joining a forward thinking organisation committed to securing the highest educational, professional and personal standards for the community we serve.


We are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual to join our team. The role of Careers Education, Information and Guidance Manager will focus on engaging and supporting pupils with their next steps, ensuring that all students have access to high quality careers information and guidance. You will deliver a high standard work experience program for every student organising the securing of alternative curriculum and vocational opportunities in learning, motivational and inclusion contexts in the 14-16 phase.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To develop and implement practices that reflect the academy’s commitment to improving behaviour and attendance using restorative practice

  • To plan, implement and evaluate provision and practice in relation to CEIAG, with the active participation of staff, students and other contributors.

  • To provide written reports on the quality and impact of CEIAG, supported by a current policy and strategic development plan.

  • To hold regular meetings with staff and major contributors within CEIAG, and keep appropriate records of such meetings including with the Link LAB member for CEIAG

  • To identify sources of funding for CEIAG and writing bids.

  • To liaise with Senior and Curriculum Leaders to develop and promote suitable resources to link CEIAG to all curriculum areas.

  • To deliver a programme of one to one careers interviews to help students make informed, realistic choices about future education, training and employment.

  • To manage and coordinate regular visits from INTO University, Ahead Partnership and Leeds City College

  • To maintain dedicated areas with up-to-date and well-organised resources, including computer based careers information.

Part of The White Rose Academies Trust - the most rapidly improved family of schools in the region - Leeds East Academy is accelerating on a thrilling journey, which will ultimately see the school, its staff and its students, secure an Ofsted rating of World Class.

We are securing our vision for Outstanding by growing our family of exceptional education professionals; dedicated specialists and passionate leaders with the shared goal of transforming future prospects for the next generation in West Yorkshire.

We provide exceptional life training; harnessing the skills and fortifying the aspirations of young people, who we know will transform the region and provide a positive, progressive contribution to society. The White Rose Academies Trust is a local Trust dedicated to raising and fulfilling the ambitions of young people. Our academies throughout Leeds are at the heart of the communities they serve, which is why we are committed to delivering an outstanding education to every one of our students. The Trust employs almost 400 outstanding professionals who are committed to unlocking the potential of the next generation.

We benefit hugely from our sponsor, Leeds City College which, along with the White Rose Academies Trust, is part of the Luminate Education Group. Other members of the group include Leeds College of Music, Keighley College and Harrogate College. Our sponsor provides leadership and operational support and advice to all our academies. They also share our vision of creating a truly outstanding Trust.

Closing Date: 1st June 2020 - 9am

Shortlisting: W/C 1st June 2020

Interview Date: W/C 1st June 2020

Start Date: 1st September 2020

To apply, please complete the application form and return to by the closing date. Please note we are unable to accept CV’s.


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